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FOX
Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm EDT
years. [ romney] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. we can't afford four more years. number of students that wea lot of problehave.th the... resources. materials. things that the children need... on a day-to-day basis. anncr: question seven will help. the department of legislative services says question seven... will mean hundreds of millions of dollars... for schools...from gaming revenues that would have... gone to other states. and independent audits will guarantee the money... goes where it's supposed to. krystal conwell: i think people should vote for question... seven because i think it will be a great benefit to children. seven because i think it will be a great benefit to children. these appliances could have been made here in america. but a company called global tech maximized profits by paying its workers next to nothing... under sweatshop conditions in china. when mitt romney led bain, they saw global tech as a good investment... even knowing that the firm promoted its practice of exploiting... low-wage labor to its investors. mitt romney - tough on china? since when
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
we can't afford four more years. [ romney] i'm mitt romney d i approve this message. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live and in hd, this is abc 7 news at 11:00. on your side. forward anding it congress right now. you have been president for four years. >> the economy, jobs, health care. a lot more. just over a month before election day. tonight, president obama and the stagey took to the first of three .ebates spiri many of you probably have about whoopinions top.up on we are live in our newsroom with bothcomes next for parties. about observation, a la men handedto to other. mitt romney held his own. saying he was more keeping the on defense. that is a victory. got called out a couple of times. the fight over tax cuts and reducing the deficit. >> i will not reduce the share by high income individuals. your running mate keep saying that. know it is a popular thing to say. e case.ot th boys. five i am used to people saying is not always repeating it on d hoping i will believe it. >> for 80 months, he has been this tax plan. -- 18 months, he has
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 12:00pm EDT
more years. [ romney] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. e have good news for consumers and the economy. credit-card fees have hit an 11- year low. the report found left -- less 3% of accounts for 30 days more overdue. consumers are saving more money workingowing less while down debt. facebook has surpassed the 1 market. mark zuckerberg made the announcement by updating his .acebook status that means one out of every world havee in the facebook. zuckerberg recently made a trip promote facebook to they're looking at ways china. >> the national group every 15 minutes is kicking off the demonstration on the dangers of drinking and driving. they say every 15 minutes injured or killed in related or distracted driving accident. crash simulation that included staged victim's and response.medical tonight at 5:00, a growing concern for new mothers. studies show the developingk of in thecancer increases childbirth and e not sure why. we will talk to a young mother breast cancer and latest research on why this might be happening. >> next, why those red stickers are leading d.c.. what m
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 11:35pm EDT
: what about to donna's point that mitt romney has been very deft over the years at taking various positions here and there. people have called it flip-flopping. not a lot of counterpunching from the president. >> i think they made a decision a month or so ago that they did not want to use that as the prosecution of mitt romney. one of the reasons they didn't want to do it, it sends a signal to moderates, all the crazy positi positions, he flip-flop to our position. they decided not to do that because it gives him an out. >> i gave him a b on an area where he should have gotten an a-plus. on the substance, he could have had mitt romney eating his lunch. on the role of government, i don't think the president had a good answer. >> reporter: finally, bottom line, who won? nicole? >> mitt romney. >> i'm sticking with barack obama. >> reporter: surprise. >> mitt romney. he comes away with this. he's going to tie the race back up. 30-day race coming at it. it's going to be close. >> reporter: matt, donna, nicole, thank you for joining us. that's the "nightline" report card. just ahead, w
CNBC
Oct 3, 2012 7:00pm EDT
to come tonight and that is president obama will charge that mitt romney is four more years of george w. bush. how does romney get o from under the bush mantle? you know it's going to happen. obama is going to say tax cuts for the rich, tax hikes for the middle class, deregulation for all those fat cats. what's your answer going to be? >> there's only two names on the ballot and two names that voters goat choose from and that's between mitt romney and that's between barack obama and two very different visions for the country. george bush doesn't happen to be on the ballot. i think the clear choice you set out for voters on the economy is going to be apply stly summed u the question do you want another four years likes the previous four years. we haven't seen any progress on the economy, we have an unemployment that's above 8%, 23 million americans are struggling to find work. so the question voters are going to ask is do we want the status quo, the same four years that we just saw from president obama, or do we want to clart a new course for the country? i think that's one of t
Comedy Central
Oct 2, 2012 7:00pm PDT
true, who cares? (laughter) it's over ten years. romney and ryan will only be in office for eight of those. let president bachmann worry about it in 2020. that is what hindsight is for. but folks, just listen to this pit bull. >> how much would it cost. >> it's revenue neutral. >> i'm talking about the cut, we'll get to the deductions. >> the cut in tax rates is lower all american tax rate by 20%. >> how much does that cost. >> it's revenue neutral. >> stephen: okay, revenue neutral, chris. but for some reason wallace wouldn't take no answer for an answer. (laughter) jim? >> well, it's not revenue neutral unless you take away the deduction. >> let me just -- >> you haven't given me the math. >> well, i don't have-- it would take me too long to go through all of the math. >> stephen: great answer. (laughter) why-- (cheers and applause) great answer why is it a great answer? well, it would take me too long to explain but trust me t was a great answer. (laughter) besides the american people don't want to hear math. that's why ryan seacrest's top 40 countdown didn't catch on until they a
MSNBC
Oct 4, 2012 3:00pm PDT
year. >> here's the point. mitt romney knows americans didn't want what is an unfair plans and that's why a decoy mitt showed up last night. but here's the thing. we're not going to let him get away with it and neither should you. head over to our facebook page where we're showing the details of the romney hypocrisy on issue after issue. he can't hide his true record. he can't attack health coverage and then get away with saying things like this. >> number one, pre-existing conditions are covered under my plan. number two, young people are able to stay on their family plan. >> oh, really? is that so? well, here's what the real romney says on the campaign trail. >> i will repeal obamacare and i'll stop this its tracks on day one. i will act to repeal obamacare. i will repeal obamacare. >> of course i'm going to appeal obamacare. i've said that on the campaign trail i think every single day. obamacare must be repealed in its entirety. >> he'd repeal it in its entirety. he'd scrap the whole thing. forget about pre-existing conditions. forget about kids on their parents' plan. last night,
ABC
Sep 27, 2012 6:00pm EDT
in place; we'll add twelve million new jobs in four years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this s message. >> said developing store from the district, police have arrested three suspects in the beating of a man on august 17. t.c. maslin was walking home came when he was beaten and left unconscious. tommy branch, michael moore and another appeared in court today. they face robbery and assault charges. wife as she is relieved about the arrests. m grateful they are behind bars. i am grateful for people who not have to go through the experience. he remains in the hospital. several hours after the attack maslin, erupt three other men. helduspects are being bond tonight. >> a witness against jerry sandusky has a new book deal. his memoir will be released october 23. written by the victim's mother. the victim will reveal his on the day of the release in an interview abc. sandusky was convicted on 45 of child sex abuse. >> perhaps remember the renoit. out it may have been ago from the baltimore museum of art. a woman bought it for $7. now the auction is off. the fbi is investigating. reco
FOX
Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
want to be held accountable for the for the real mitt romney's deccsions and what he's been saying theelast year...and well ttat we donnt want what he's bee selling for the last year. (cheering)."((romney walk-up cheering)) romney also isiiing supporters in the centennial surprise visittto a colorado c-pac event hosted by 4 of his 5 his sons. the gop nommnee also talking about last night's deeate... where he tuuned out a well- reviewed performance that has clearly energized his supporrers.romney says: "last night i thought was a great opportunity for the american different visions for thee countty. nd i ttink it was hellful to be able to descriie thooe visions. i saw the president's vision as &ptrickleedown government and i don't think that's what america believes in. i see instead a prosperity that comes through freedommroberts says: "the campaigns both keeping a busy schedule today. president topping in wisconsin before heading back to d-c. governor romney heree in virginia withhits thirteen fishersville, john robeets, n fox news." earlier we askkd who you ttought won the preside
FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 3:00pm PDT
will be vulnerable tonight if romney focuses on this point. >> we can't afford four more years of barack obama. we can barely aforfour more months. if we have four more years of president obama we can't wait four years for the economy to start growing. >> reporter: that may be resonating as the race tightening again in latest nbc news, "wall street journal" poll. romney is trailing by three points, within the margin of error. 46% of registered voters approve of the president's handling of the economy. 51% disapprove. top aides say the president's strategy tonight is to try to turn his weaknesses on the economy and deficit to strengths. by roughing up romney on the idea he will hurt the middle class. >> he says he will cut the deficit, please. he wants $2 trillion in new defense spending that the pentagon didn't ask for. $5 trillion tax cut, future of the wealthy. >> reporter: the claim is complicated by the way biden framed the argument. >> how they can justify raising taxes in the middle class has been buried the last four years. how in lord's name can they justify raising their
FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
that the middle class families were buried over the past four years. your response to that, romney campaign jumped op it right away. i think the middle class families have been buried for many, many years. working harder and making less. they have been buried by a series of bad economic decisions that led to the economic calamity we inherited four years ago. we have been trying to dig out from being buried in the avalanche. this is whether we create more jobs or to what romney wants to do to go back to policies that got us in that mess? >> bret: is the president going on the offensive? on the >> i don't know that the president -- i don't think the president looks at this like a boxing or sparring match. again, his audience is the american people. having that conversation with him, talking to them about how we create jobs, how we double our manufacturing, how we double experts. his focus is on american people not his opponent. >> i want to talk to you about libya. you were on "fox news sunday" with chris wallace. you said this. >> well, i think, as you heard ambassador rice say, the
FOX News
Oct 4, 2012 3:00am EDT
. we've got a big decision and big things to make over next couple years w romney there, he's going to try to get reelected. >> let's see -- . >> obama is not. >> second round. >> barack obama's performance tonight, people watch something. >> flat. >> floot. >> week. >> slow. >> passionless. >> unpassionate. >> i thought it was flat. >> off his game. >> what was it? do you think he wasn't prepared? do you think it's been four years? >> he seemed like he wasn't prepared and seemed like romney had done thinking about the issues and obama just working off the talking points. >> i heard what sean hannity said earlier talking about this being obama at his weakest. i've done these sessions before and i thought this is romney at his strength. what is your reaction? >> this is -- romney i think he had a lot of facts and laid out his five-point plan. it makes sense but he came across with compassion which i appreciated. >> i think romney had a lot of passion and facts but i think that president obama has been so protected. he's never had to defend these policies face-to-face. he doesn't have th
MSNBC
Sep 25, 2012 7:00pm PDT
working people making 25, 35, $45,000 a year. they pay taxes, romney paid just 14% in taxes last year on over 13 million in income. almost all from investments. instead of attacking folks who work for a living, shouldn't we stand up for them? >> senator turner, it looks like the obama campaign just had to combine the story of monday of last week with the story of friday last week to get what may be the most devastating ad to run in ohio yet. >> it is, lawrence. and i want to shout amen. romney has revealed exactly who he is. and i've got to feel congressman ryan probably feels like he's in a shot gun wedding right now. it's hard to be a partner of the default candidate. make know mistake about it he's the default candidate. it's not going to change the fact and ohio is not only leaning towards president obama we are right there with president obama. we're going to make sure that we deliver the state of ohio just as we did in 2008 and help our president make history again. the president is standing up for all folks and he doesn't have to say one thing before wealthy donors and ano
FOX News
Sep 30, 2012 11:00pm EDT
noticed it this year's primaries. how important is it that mitt romney gets under the skin of barack obama barack obama get under the skin of mitt romney and it will show to the audience? >> audiences reported they take as much as 65% of the meaning from how something is said over what is said. so body language and how he appears on the stage is very important. normally when a candidate gets defensive that is when they started looking bad. that happens with barack obama. it happened when he told hillary she was like have likable enough. it happened with mitt romney when he did the $10,000 bet with governor perry. it's very important that governor romney keeps making the case about the economy and keep pushing an alternative vision that the american people can see as a better path and a better way forward to improving the economic conditions. if he does that he will put the president on the defensive. if he allows the president to sort divide the audience, talk about women and myth of the war on women and talk about the middle-class and divide the country and gets on the defensive or
FOX News
Oct 1, 2012 12:00am PDT
the voters. he prepared john mccain four years and ago and also worked with mitt romney. brett welcome to the show. it's to have you here. [ applause ] what would you say mitt romney has to do more than anything else in order to go into that debate and come out the winner? >> at the top of the list has to be governor romney has to tie the poor economic conditions we find ourselves in right now to the failure of the president's policies. he has to be able to litigate and make the case that the policies the president has put forward have caused the economy to continue to go down. folks believe the economy is bad right now but what they don't actually believe is it is the president's fault. he has to make that case in the debate with the president standing on the stage with him that the president is the one to blame for the economy we've got right now. >> there is something going on. if he acts too much on the attack, it will look like he is showing disrespect to the president but if he doesn't, then he looks defer yen shl. coach me, tell me how to walk on that stage -- deferentia
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 4:00am EDT
would cut the deficit in half. it's four years later. >> reporter: romney came into the debate trailing in the polls but that could change. >> any time a challenger stands on the stage with a president in the first debate they tend to get some bounce after that. i expect that could happen here. >> reporter: the romney campaign believes the governor scored a knockout. >> i believe romney was the clear winner of this debate. if it was a boxing match it would have been called. >> reporter: a poll shows romney was the overwhelming winner. 46% of the people say romney won the debate while 22% said the president had the ge. romney helped his image with voters. 63% feel he cares about their needs and problems. and 60% like romney better after watching his performance. but jim lehrer might not feel the same way. >> i'm sorry, jim, i'm going to stop the subcy die to pbs and some other thing. i like big bird and you too. i'm not going to keep spending money to brother money from china to pay for it again. >> reporter: the two men will square off again on october 16th. vice presidential c
NBC
Oct 1, 2012 12:00am PDT
romney, we saw it in the primary debates, certainly four years ago we saw it. when he gets prickley, it really reinforces the distance. not the warmth that his friends and associates say he has. chris: question, will he do like some people do, will he come on with a big -- what he thinks are monday morning news story, will he come out with a new idea, do you think? >> i think it's more of a refining the economic message and trying to have a break for the duration of the debate, of all of those distractions things. some of which he brought on himself. the 47% video. and that sort of thing. which may become a part of the debate given the subject matter of that. but to try to really just be him talking to the voters. >> the one thing that unifies his base, the romney base, is disease like of president obama -- dislike of president obama. early voting has already started. 30% of the electorate's going to vote or more during this debate season. mitt romney's got to give his people a reason to get excited. and that means attacking barack obama deftly and with humor if he can. chris: i think i
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
allies? we can't afford four more years. [ romney] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >> it looks like we are having summer rather than the beginning of fall. it will bereaks, pretty sunset. chance for a shower tomorrow. muggy, 80, and then some late-day showers, a chilly day on sunday. we have more on wjla.com. >> thanks very much. >> "abc world news" is coming up next. do not forget the presidential debate. i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. these appliances could have been made here in america. but a company called global tech maximized profits by paying its workers next to nothing... under sweatshop conditions in china. when mitt romney led bain, they saw global tech as a good investment... even knowing that the firm promoted its practice of exploiting...
MSNBC
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am PDT
debate. the first time president obama and mitt romney have met in person in five years. tonight of course, they will share the stage in denver. a coin toss decided the order. president obama speaks first, mitt romney will have the last word. romney ran the gauntlet during the primary. he did 23 debates. the president has practiced five mock debates before tonight and it's not too late to convince voters, there's a new poll, florida and virginia virtually tied. in ohio, the president has a comfortable seven-point lead. last night, conservatives started circulating this video. a 2007 speech that then senator obama gave at hampton university, criticizing the federal response to hurricane katrina. >> people ask me whether they thought race was the reason the response was so slow. well, no, this information was color blind in its incompetence. >> in north carolina, joe biden went off script and said the middle class has been buried the last four years. this morning, they've turned a clip into a web video. >> the middle class in america is hurting. >> middle class has been buried the las
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm EDT
? we can c afford four more years. [ romney] i'm mitt romney d i approve this message. [ knocking ] oh, no, i got to go. oh, can you make that to go? these days, nobody has time to get sick. but minuteclinic makes it easy to get well. our nurse practitioners can diagnose and write prescriptions for everything from strep throat to sinus infections with no appointment necessary, so you can feel better in no time. you guys want to go to the park? yeah! yeah! minuteclinic, the medical clinic in cvs/pharmacy. accepts united healthcare bebenefit plans. >> as long as you do not have any forecast about snow, you can go ahead. >> tomorrow, and i stayed coming up. doppler, nothing going on. it will feel like october. tomorrow afternoon, at 80 degrees. still pleasant to begin saturday, but sign date is going be blustery cold. -- but sunday, it is gone to be blustery cold. >> at the squirrels are hibernating already. >> have a good night. [ male announcer ] we the people, the middle class, who move our country forward, work hard, raise families, and keep america strong. but mitt romney's budget pl
Current
Sep 28, 2012 4:00pm PDT
makes it seem like we haven't used these guys all the way from . . . last year. and then the romney campaign has a problem because they already put out a statement before this . . . oops. and then there is this man shawn spicer. when they are stone-cold busted on this he comes out and said us? we fired the guys. >> we at this point have an allegation. in that mere allegation has caused us to act swiftly and sever our ties with this firm, because we have a zero tolerance when it comes to this. we don't believe that it is appropriate, and we wanted to make a swift and bold action to illustrate that. >> cenk: no, no no. mr. spicer the other side has not engaged in that type of behavior. you have no evidence of that. you have engaged in that behavior of and over again. was the swift bold action before or after he changed his name so he could continue this. they charge us with voter fraud all the time because they know that's what they have been doing behind the scenes for years and years. when we come back who do you think won the last nine presidential debates? i have the answer for yo
FOX News
Oct 4, 2012 9:00am EDT
a bit split. watch. >> you have got four more years of obama or 8 years of romney. you can do four years fast. eight years is a long time. >> this is the first time they have seen them side by side and they are learning a lot here. i think romney exposed a lot of obama's weaknesses. and deficiencies. so i would give the slight edge to romney. martha: wisdom come be from those gentlemen. some in the crowd did not care what either candidate had to say. one man said he already made up his mind and he voted early. that changes the die ma'am nick a lot of these cases as well. coming up, is it a new day for mitt romney? that is the big question. he did well last night but will it change the game at all? is the president not you one who needs to play catchup? most people think he will. we'll get some reaction from both campaigns how their respective candidates performed last night. that coming up a couple minutes away. bill: remember fox news? where else would you be. the next big debate is one week from today. joe biden and paul ryan scare off in danville, kentucky. we'll have complete c
MSNBC
Sep 26, 2012 9:00am EDT
hard-working people making $25,000, $35,000 a year $40,000 a year. romney paid just 14% last year ts is the second ad earring in seven states. note, he launched his first attack in ohio and it'sot an accident. for months the obama campaign has been hammering romney there on his personal wealth, and those hitsppear toe workg. w wng the quinnipiac poll showing a ten-point gap. yestday, showing rney down 8. ohio has been a problem for romney sce thema w ll midwestern states it with us the closest one where rick santorum nearly pulled off an upset. it's certainly the toughest in thbadleground. the problem for romney is if he est simile one state away from a win. it's not a florida or virginia. he's a wisconsin away, a nevada away. that's the real problem here. the romney campaign needs ohio back. like this line yestday, they keisd t hmer ones >> he's got one new idea. i admit this. he has one thing he did not do in his first four years he said he's going to do in the next four years which is to raise taxes. is there anybody who thinks onising taxes will help growhe >>no. >> ryan's expressio
NBC
Oct 4, 2012 4:30am EDT
years romney wants a private medicare option. >> aarp has said that your plan would weaken medicare substantially. >> reporter: romney fired back in a major debate moment that the president weakened the economy by his focus on health care. >> i just don't know how the president could come into office facing 23 million people out of work, rising unemployment, and spend his energy and passion for two years fighting for obama care instead of fighting for jobs for the american people. >> we did work on this alongside working on jobs because this is part of making sure that middle class families are secure in this country. >> reporter: a substantial debate. no zingers. i'm steve handelsman, nbc news, denver. >>> all right. so how did the candidates do? well, post debate instant polls reveal that most voters believe mitt romney did better than president obama. a cnn orc poll shows that 67% of registered voters who watched the debate chose mr. romney as the winner while 25% chose mr. obama. a cbs snap poll showed that 45% identified mitt romney while 22% said barack obama won and 32% calle
NBC
Oct 4, 2012 4:00am EDT
repeal the estate tax. they said mitt romney's tax plan would cost $4.8 trillion over ten years. he said his plan would be paid for but to pay for those he would have to close loopholes and get rid of some tax deductions, he said, and tax credits, but he's repeatedly refused to say which deductions he would get rid of saying he would work with congress to make those decisions. also president obama said his plan would cut the deficit by $4 trillion. >> we all know that we've got to do more so i put forward a specific $4 trillion deficit reduction plan. it's on a website. you can look at all the numbers, what cuts we make and what revenue we raise. >> reporter: that estimate comes from the left leaning center on budget and policy priorities. 3.8 trillion to be exact over ten years. the president is counting money saved by letting the bush tax cuts expire for people making more than $250,000 a year, but he's also counting $1 trillion in savings over ten years by drawing down the wars in iraq and afghanistan. the bipartisan nonprofit committee for responsible federal budget has called t
FOX
Oct 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
years. [ romney] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> making headlines this morning, teachers in chicago have finally voted to approve a new contract. it's three-year agreement that includes pay increases and a new evaluation system. the contracts must now be approved bit chicago board of education. you will recall teachers walked off the job last month canceling class for 350,000 students for seven days. they finally agreed to suspend the strike pending the outcome of the official contract vote. >>> a former prince george's county fire department official who pleaded guilty to extortion, conspiracy and tax evasion has been sentenced to a year and a half in prison. prosecutors say carl grandow bribed public officials in exchange for a development near a metro station that he had financial interest in. >>> maryland governor martin o'malley is peeking out against penn national gaming. he says the casino is running false ads against question seven on the november ballot. >> penn, the gaming company that is funding all of these ads trying to claim that these monies never
CNN
Oct 3, 2012 11:00am PDT
will. let's look at a clip here from a debate, a year ago, this is romney, rick perry, mostly romney. roll it. >> the way the rules work here is i get 60 seconds, and you get -- and you get 30 seconds to respond, right? anderson -- would you please wait? are you just going to keep talking? >> yes. >> are you going to let me finish with what i have to say. >> remember that moment? i guess my question, having seen that back and forth, remember, you know, romney kind of getting into rick perry's face, can you be that aggressive toward the president of the united states? >> i don't think so, brooke. you know, when i think mitt romney gets on that stage tonight, and keep in mind the romney campaign has been saying, look, they have never done a general election debate before obviously. but this -- there is already going to be an advantage for mitt romney going into this because he's going to be sitting on the same stage with the president of the united states for a lot of romney supporters out there, and perhaps some undecided voters out there, they're going to see mitt romney sort of in t
MSNBC
Oct 4, 2012 1:00pm PDT
romney because the real mitt romney has been running around the country for the last year promising $5 trillion in tax cuts that favor the wealthy. the fellow on stage last night said he didn't know anything about that. the real mitt romney said, we don't need any more teachers in our classrooms. the fellow on stage last night, he loves teachers. can't get enough of them. >> but this morning mr. romney woke and shook the etch-a-sketch once more venturing out to soak in conservative praise making a surprise visit to colorado's sea-pac conference. romney was greeted with a standing occasion and seized the opportunity to repeat one of his favorite zingers ad nauseam. >> trickle down government. trickle down government. trickle down government. trickle down government will not create the jobs americans need. >> trickle down government, zing. the crowd there clearly energized by romney's debate performance last night and obama's senior adviser david axelrod praised it as well suggesting it was oscar-worthy, though not worthy of the white house. due to some basic problems with simple veracit
MSNBC
Oct 4, 2012 4:00pm EDT
and then. one good night is not going to erase a year of mitt romney's extreme positions, his lack of arithmetic on his tax plan. i mean, look, look what's happening in madison right now. 30,000 adoring fans are out there. those people are going to go out today and they're going to press the flesh, they're going to get people to vote, they're going to get people to register. mitt romney has nothing like that in any state in country going for him. those people are going to go door to door and they're going to sell this president and he's going to win on election day because he's got the right plans for the country and he's got one hell of an organization on the ground. >> brad woodhouse, you're part of that organization. thank you, sir. >> thank you, martin. >> we'll be right back. >> whoever it was that was on stage last night doesn't want to be held accountable for what the real mitt romney has been saying for the last year. and that's because he knows full well that we don't want what he's been selling over the last year. governor romney may dance aroundies positions. he may do a
NBC
Sep 25, 2012 5:30pm PDT
that mitt romney made about raising taxes in the first four years did raise some eyebrows. the media police continues. ann romney on "the tonight show" and mitt romney to ohio tomorrow. >> chuck todd back at the white house with all of it starting us off, thanks. >>> now to our conversation with governor mitt romney who chose today's interview here at the public library today to stake out some of his major positions on education, including some differences with the president. we started with the lessons from what we all just witnessed in chicago. >> in your view, should teachers be allowed to strike? >> i don't know that i would prevent teachers from being able to strike. i just think the most important aspect in being able to have a productive relationship between the teachers unions and the districts and the states that they're dealing with is that the person sitting across the table from them should not have received the largest campaign contributions from the teachers union itself. we have a very unusual situation in this united states, it relates not just to the teachers unions,
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, $35,000, $45,000 a year. romney paid 14% on taxes in over $13 million in income. >>> ben, all along people say the road to pennsylvania avenue goes through oo a your campgn rortey sees this as game over. that is for mitt romney because of the new polling that's out today, putting president ahead by ten points. a lot of people, though, would say that those polls could be wrong and inflated. but what are you doing to make sure ohio stays as a strength let me be clear from the beginning. we're running like we're ten points behind. we don't have roseolored glasses on here. the reaction is there's a reaction across the state. it provided context behind the he w o hard-working people who have worked their entire lives, paying in medicare and social security but gave an explanation for his policies. just this weekend he sai that even though he made $13 million last year, he should pay a lower rate on his income taxes than somebody making $50,000. itxpla whydai taxes on middle-class families by paying for $5 trillion tax cuts for millionaires and billionaires. i think that's binning to crys
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millionaires. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. [ romney] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. we can't afford four more years. number of students that wea lot of problehave.th the... resources. materials. things that the children need... on a day-to-day basis. anncr: question seven will help. the department of legislative services says question seven... will mean hundreds of millions of dollars... for schools...from gaming revenues that would have... gone to other states. and independent audits will guarantee the money... goes where it's supposed to. krystal conwell: i think people should vote for question... seven because i think it will be a great benefit to children. [ female announcer ] he says... president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing
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? almost 250 years later there's a new romney on the high satiseas. this one, is of course, taking on water and they are not quite sure what the captain is up to or even why he's the captain. here's what ultra rich republican bill marriott of the marriott hotel chain said last night about why his good friend mitt should guide our ship of state. >> both men have vacation homes and a few summers ago i was taking my grandchildren and children to town in the boat for ice cream and we got into the dock and they were all full and we looked around and there was no place to park. i finally found a place to park after 20 minutes and i said, who is going to grab the rope and i looked up and there was mitt romney. he pulled me in, tied the boat and he rescued me just as he is going to rescue this great country. >> mitt romney helped a rich buddy park his late yacht and that's why he should be president? this campaign has lost touch with reality and it's no wonder republicans are jumping ship. they are blaming romney himself for the flailing campaign and saying, in the end, it's mitt. look out be
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more this year? that's right. president obama masks are out selling mitt romney's masks by nearly 40%. congratulations, mr. president. when you think about it, mitt romney's been hiding behind a mask this entire election. a mask he only takes off in quiet rooms, behind closed doors, when he's talking to wealthy donors. but voters don't seem to like it much. and a new fox news poll, yes, fox news poll, shows romney trailing nationally by five points. and get this, he has a lower favorable rating than george w. bush. don't adjust your tv set. mr. romney is less liked than bush. huh? maybe that's something to do with the fact that he can't seem to answer basic questions. >> how was that? >> i have nothing. >> guys, here we go. >> guys -- it's just -- all we've got here is beef jerky? who here wants a piece of beef jerky? that's all i've got. this was given to us by jack link. >> what do you have planned for the weekend? >> anyone else? >> governor romney, they were asking about the debates, about the israeli prime minister, not about beef jerky. now, romney did answer questions from rep
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for millionaires. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. [ romney] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. [ female announcer ] he says... president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing-home care. and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares," wouldn't we see it in his priorities? >>> welcome back to fox 5 morning news. it is 6:24 now. wendy's or mcdonald's in which drive-through are you more likely to pull through. we'll have more on that in a minute. first, let's get a check on the markets with lauren simonetti with the business beat. >> good morning. >> let's talk about the markets before we get into this other thing. stocks actually rose on wednesday. >> yeah. we a say lot of volatility in the stock market because n
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trillion over ten years. romney said his plan would be paid for. to pay for the cuts, he would have to close loopholes in the tax codes and get red of deductions and credits. he hasn't said which he'd get rid of, saying he would work with congress. president obama said his plan would cut the deficit by $4 trillion. >> we all know we have to do more. so, i put forward a specific $4 trillion deficit reduction plan. it's on a website. you can look at all the numbers, what cuts we make and what revenue we raise. >> that comes from the budget and policy priorities. the president is counting money saved by letting the bush tax cuts expire for people making more than $250,000 a year. he's counting $1 trillion in savings but cutting down the wars in iraq and afghanistan. the committee for responsible budget called that a gimmick. they were deficit financed in the first place. the president is counting on savings from last year when the white house and congress raised the debt ceiling. >> andrea mitchell reporting. lawrence o'donnell asked martin o'malley what president obama should do next tim
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play, the romney team are attacking him for not creating a budget, in three years, of course the argument the counter argument would be the republicans for three out of the four years were in charge and -- at least one house, and were blocking him in the senate. but they will come at him on the economy. what is the response going to be? >> well look, i think the president -- the response obviously is two fold. let's talk about where we've come from, losing 800,000 jobs a month to 30 plus months of positive private sector job growth, added 5 million jobs, you know, since we hit the bottom and -- but i think what's most important and voters want to hear is what you going to do as president going forward and i think the president will be anxious to talk about bringing manufacturing jobs back from overseas and putting americans back to work, improving our educational system, recruiting and training math and science teachers to get our children prepared for those important jobs. >> those are goals. those are goals and mitt romney has goals. but when are -- >> no, no andrea -- >> speci
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and. i'm not talking about mitt romney today. i'm talking about mitt romney ten years ago this month campaigning for governor of massachusetts. at this point then, he was similarity down in the polls. at this point, he was similarly dismissed. at t
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years, how if lord's name can they justify that? >>neil: it is a gaffe that now is a romney ad campaign since the vice president started talking about the middle class getting buried, republicans have wasted barely a nano second capitalizing. the question tonight is whether it becomes a focus of the debate with mitt romney using the vice president's words against his boss. the president of the united states. why a romney economic adviser says that would be a very good idea. andy is next. andy, what do you think of that? the vice president is claimings maybe it was an unintended slip that the middle class is buried, but it doesn't help the boss' cause. >>guest: i hope the governor says they are buried l is mounting death, chronic unemployment and incomes are falling. of course they buried. we need a change. we need a change of policy. we cannot have four more years like the four we have had. it is a great point. >>neil: what he also is saying , if mitt romney had his way, taxes would go up on the middle class. obviously governor romney says that is not the case but this downed f
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debates: 50 years of high risk tv." if mitt romney told a lie in the forrest, would the main stream media hear it? we'll talk to eric boehlert next. a story you can only find in "the war room." presidential debate. with unrivaled analysis and commentary. >> you're going to hear that used as a major talking point. (vo) the only network with real-time reaction straight from the campaigns and from viewers like you. >>now that's politically direct. ♪ lord, you got no reason ♪ ♪ you got no right ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ i find myself at the wrong place ♪ [ male announcer ] the ram 1500 express. ♪ ♪ it says a lot about you. ♪ ♪ in a deep, hemi-rumble sort of way. guts. glory. ram. you disgust me. prove it. enough is enough. d-con baits are specially formulated to kill in one feeding. guaranteed. d-con. get out. ♪ >> jennifer: with mitt romney trailing in many of the polls the republicans have spent the last week not praising his policies or trying to change people's minds. they actually were instead criticizing many of them, the pollsters themselves calling them a bunch of left-w
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important and as i said earlier, andrea, the president hasn't done these formats in four years. mitt romney has done these pretty recently as part of 20 republican debates, but look, i have no doubt that the president will be well prepared and look, i don't actually think this debate is going to be decided by some snappy zinger or snappy sound bite. i think the american people, particularly the undecided voters that you, chris and mark were talking about, are really looking for these candidates to discuss what they want to do economically and domestically going forward for the next four years. i don't think, you know, snappy slogans are what's going to win it. good, honest, discussion of the issues and the plans moving forward and i think that's going to be okay for president obama. >> how hard is it to coach the president of the united states and tell him, no, sir, that's wrong, you've got it wrong or should try this or do that? how does he take constructive criticism? >> look, everybody, whether you're the president or whether you might be my 9-year-old, sometimes it's always -- it's neve
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, fight for it. obama: that's what we've done. romney: you've been president four years. you've been president four years. you said you'd cut the deficit in half. the cbo says we'll have a trillion dollar deficit each of the next four years, if you're reelected, we'll get to a trillion dollar debt. you have said before you'd cut the cef sit in half, and i love this idea of $4 trillion in cuts, getting closer to a balanced budget, except we still show trillion dollar deficits every year. that doesn't get the job done. let me come back and say why is it that i don't want to raise taxes. why don't i want to raise taxes on people? and actually you said it back in 2010, you said, look, i'm going to extend the tax policies that we have now, i'm not going to raise taxes on anyone because when the economy's growing slow like this, when we're in recession, you shouldn't raise taxes on anyone. well, the economy is still growing slow. as a matter of fact, it's growing much more slowly now than when you made that statement. and so if you believe the same thing, you just don't want to raise taxes
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president has his own tax plan. to raise money on those making 250,000 a year. romney said the president's own words show why that's a bad idea. >> in 2010, you said look, i'm going to extend the tax policies that we have now. i'm not going to raise taxes on anyone because when the economy is growing slow like this, we're in recession, you shouldn't raise taxes on anyone. >> now, when the president said that, the economy was growing at 2.3%, the latest quarter was revised downward to 1.3%. the president stuck to his guns in the debate last night, still calling for an increase in taxes on the better off. bret? >> bret: governor romney got into the weeds and he didn't have the chalk board. >> no, he was pretty smooth on this. he was ready. >> all right. thank you. al gore has an explanation for what happened in last night's debate and i promise you, you're probably not going to believe it. that's later. up next a much more serious conscience of the internal debate after the u.s. attack in libya it's time for swanson flavor boost. concentrated broth in easy to use packets. mix it
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years. governor romney says he will keep it deficit neutral and pledges there is one thing he won't do no matter what. >> i will not under any circumstances, raise taxes on middle income families. i will lower taxes on middle income families. now, you kite a study. there is six other studies that looked at the study you described and say it's completely wrong. >> the president based his assertion about a $2,000 tax increase on a study by the tax policy center which had exempted some tax deductions from any cuts in its analysis. then it concluded the plan could only be deficit neutral with a tax hike on the middle class and obama ads are hammering away. >> why won't obama level with us about the tax plans. >> the tax policy center, however, later changed its assessment. it said if romney put all deductions on the chopping block, then, quote, there is no reason why that full reform proposal would have to raise taxes on middle class households. and a tax policy center scholar objected to the way the obama campaign used their research, saying, quote, i don't interpret this as evidence that
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lost romney tape from his in years. bcal n st pars >>'ll ask robert reich what mitt romney means when he says he's harvesting companies. >>> if it's a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut whole thing down. at he's talking about when it comes to women has the nerve to call senator claire mccaskill unladylike. we'll bring you the latest on the todd akin disaster. good to have you wh us anr hit, folks. ioicoff e 2012 electionn january. today it was the first state where people could cast their votes in person for the general election. the race is on. the race has been tight in iowa, but president obama has the momentum. the latest ten-day poll erage from "real clear politics" shows president obama with nearly a five-point lea iowa voters were out in full force starting at 7:00 this morning. one election commissioner said this could be a reco-breaking year. >> this was by far the busiest opening day we've had in the ten wthng pe. been in the office. 100 would have been a good number. that's what it was four years ago. we're well past that. we're not to noon yet. >
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recommendster vote fors in colorado nevada north carolina, and virginia this year. and the romney campaign paid sproul an additional $70,000 for five month's of work but he is being investigated again. florida election officials aledge that sproul's company submitted over 100 fraudulent registrations this year. they dismissed the incident of this fraud as the case of quote, one bad apple in an organization. this from the party that has otherwise by screaming about voter fraud all year. when it comes to voter fraud me thinks the republican party protest too much. joining me now is lee fang, who has been writing about the issue for "the nation" magazine. great to have you back inside "the war room." >> thank you for having me. >> nathan sproul as you mentioned worked for republicans for years, and there were allegations back in 2004. this came up in oregon minnesota, west virginia pennsylvania, and there are many other types of hijinks that have been associated with his firm. so the republicans wanted to hire him, just didn't want to be connected with his name. the l.a. times reported today
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more than a year of speeches and ads, rallies and fundraisers, president obama and governor romney tonight finally square off face-to-face. >> the president will talk about we need to continue to build the economy from the middle class out and things like education and manufacturing. >> governor romney's focus is talking directly to the voters about what his plans are to strengthen the middle class and get this economy back on track. >> shepard: and with millions of undecided voters still out there, the stakes could not be higher. tonight, the home stretch in the race for the white house. plus, it's not just the candidates who are in the hot seats. a closer look at debate moderators and why the pressure is more intense than ever before. and good evening from the university of denver where we are just two hours away from an historic and high stakes showdown. president obama and governor mitt romney facing off here in their first debate. with less than five weeks to go until election day, a live look now at the stage here in denver. analysts say both men have a lot of on the line ton
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business. we put those in place; we'll add twelve million new jobobs in four years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message.
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president leads romney by three. what is helping romney tighten the race? a fact true all year continues to be true. republican voters are more interested in this election than democrats. the president has a larger lead. he is up seven. the problem for him is a lack of enthusiasm of hispanics and young voters. romney has to do things to make people substantially change the way people feel about him. his approval rating is still under water. the lowest for any presidential nominee at this point in time other than george h.w. bush in 1992. romney is out with his second straight to camera ad in the direct effort to undo damage of the remarks. >> more americans live in poverty than when president obama took office. we should measure our compassion by how many fellow americans are able to get good paying jobs and not how many are on welfare. >> look at these numbers. by a whopping 51 to 28 voters say what they have heard about romney has made them feel more unfavorably there is still a few yellow flags for the president. more people disapprove of how he has handled the situation in
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afford four more years. [ romney] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >> more problems for american airlines as another flight experience loose seats. the pilots union and american are moving to resume stalled contract negotiations. t.j. winnick has details. >> and other american airlines flight and another mid terror scare. flight 1862 traveling from dallas to st. louis on tuesday forced to turn around after the landing gear jams. passengers are told to brace themselves. >> they said to assume the position. it was scary. >> some on board are skeptical because of american's well- publicized labor dispute with its union workers. >> some people cheered while we landed and the rest of us were thinking was this real or created? >> the nation's third biggest carrier grounded some of its 77's to remove and inspect rows of seats after a three scary incidents of seats coming loose and even flipping over medflight. >> totally disconnected. >> the airline insists it's the result of an era with a saddle clamp that holds them to the floor, and knocked sabotage by disgruntled workers. >
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another four years like the last four years. [ mitt romney ] there are 47% of the people who will vote for the president no matter what... who are dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe that government has a responsibility to care for them, who believe that they are entitled to health care, to food, to housing, to you-name-it... and they will vote for this president no matter what... and so my job is not to worry about those people. i'll never convince them they should take personal responsibility and care for their lives. >> after decades of leaning on the fbi for help in analyzing evidence collected at crime scenes, the d.c. government finally has a crime lab all of its own. a $200 million project more than 10 years in the making. fox 5's paul wagner has been following the story closely for years and joins us with this important update. paul? >> this is a milestone for the district of columbia, which has never had its own crime lab. today mayor vincent gray dedicated the building that will office the department of health and others. >> this is
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romney of four years ago. the mormon is stormin', this is a romney rally all day long. the markets seems to like where we are. >>neil: you credit this to the romney thing? ing i am. i have to because at this rate the economy is not growing. we have a job number tomorrow that will probably be careful, yes, a fed is all in, but if you watch the futures as i do in the middle of the night to my wife's discretion i have to say futures bounce after this debate. >>neil: you are right. we noticed that and we noticed the foreign market reaction. but you know i don't brag but we were the only ones noticing that. do you think the markets, then, by and large the markets tend to favor republicans, not all the time, but, now, since they like bailouts and rescues, i don't know who is who anymore. but if it looks like it is more possible that romney could pull it out, what happens closer to election day? >>guest: the funny thing is, i would take one side of this obama argument which is, to me, as far as the markets go he is a known quantity. he has thrown everything possible that isant business --
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the big window we have. right after the election, the first-year, either romney's first-year or obama, who will never run for reelection again, so people not have to worry about it. this will be the window to cut the budget in some significant way, or at least have an outline for cutting the budget, and reform the tax system in some kind of significant way. the question is will it be the big picture reforms we need or will it be a 12-month solution. but they will have to do something that will hurt. i hate to say that. >> hurt everybody? >> yes. the only reason i would hesitate is that probably at the bottom of the income scale, hit make sure they are not hurt. >> what would you say to someone watching the elections and listening to the candidates, and they all promise that if you elect me, everything will be fine? it happened four years ago. >> it happened eight years ago, 12 years ago, 14 years ago. everybody is not the point to be fine. what i hope will happen is that he will have been shared sacrifice. everyone will suck it up and grow up and enough already and will cut all of the
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on home turf. i don't think he took romney that seriously. he is watching romney all year making all these blunders. he's saying, you know, this guy isn't that good. >> he's not that good. probably thinks similar campaign. similar candidate. >> i heard from count let obama people. we know there's an opportunity here to put this race away. we're going to be aggressive without looking overly aggressive. that wasn't the case. >> it wasn't the case at all. i assume in his mind this was the fourth quarter. but they are going to have to retool and get ready for a second debate. we're not sure how much this is going to shift the conversation. but we know it will shift the conversation. we don't know how much it's going to move voters. they improved as the night went along. the sharpest difference in the closing arguments. was the president not prepared to give a quick punch like that? it makes you wonder how much takes he has to do the tv commercials in. they were so good ch he was not that sharp. he just seemed much more relaxed or at ease. where do i end? there were a lot of republica
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Oct 4, 2012 7:00pm EDT
the last year. >> mitt romney was greeted with thunderous applause this morning. >> last night i thought was a great opportunity for the american people to see two very different visions for the country. >> the morning after, even supporters said the president seemed tentative, defensive, frequently looking down at his notes. perhaps like some of his predecessors in debates. ford, carter, bush and bush. almost too accustomed to the oval office. not used to being challenged. the president did not use some of his potent attack lines. mitt romney's comments to wealthy contributors that 47% don't pay federal income taxes and are dependent on the government or romney's possession on women's health issues. >> romney says he's going to cut loopholes, but won't name they will. romney said i'm going to replace obama care, but won't say with that. >> romney clearly came to play, standing toe to toe with the president. through plenty of fireworks. >> your title is the president of an airplane and house, but not your own facts. >> now, governor romney's proposal that he's been promoting for
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romney's decisions and what he's been saying for the last year. >> mitt romney was greeted with thunderous applause this morning. >> last night, i thought was a great opportunity for the american people to see very different visions for the county 2ri. >> the morning after, even supporters said the president seemed tentative, defensive, frequently looking down at his notes like ford, carter, bush and bush. almost too accustomed to the oval office. not used to being challenged. most surprising, the president did not use some of his most potent attack lines. mitt romney's comments that 47% of the country don't pay federal income taxes. or romney's position on women's health issues. the president's surrogates tried to shift the subject to romney. >> romney says he's going to cut loopholes, but won't name them. >> romney clearly came to play, aggressive but polite. standing toe to toe with the with the. >> you own the house, but not your own facts. >> now, governor romney's proposal that he's been promoting for 18 months calls for a $5 trillion tax cut on top of $2 trillion of addit
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in colorado are fed up. >> romney paid just 14% in taxes last year on over 13 until in income. >> obama wages war on coal while we lose jobs to china. >> they blow everything out of proportion, both sides. >> i push mute. >> reporter: in colorado alone 47 million dollars in five months has been spent by the obama and romney campaigns and groups supporting them. but come november, people here will be able to tell the rest of the nation just how they feel about enduring all those tv ads. >> let me get your e-mail address. >> reporter: he got amendment 65 on the ballot, if passed the state's congressional delegation would be required to propose an amendment to the u.s. constitution limiting campaign contributions and spending. allena nunez is executive director of colorado common cause. >> the result is a democracy that really distorts the voice of ode people in favor of those who can write multimillion dollar checks. >> billionaire was argue they have the same rights, freedom of speech of anybody else. >> free speech protects our right to say what we want but it shouldn't give p
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to do the heavy lifting. joe biden was blasting the romney tax plan with being out of touch with the middle class. >> the romney/ryan tax plan will raise taxes on middle-class families with a child, one or more children by an additional $2,000 a year. how -- all kidding aside, without the boos. stop all that malarkey. this is deadly ernest, man. this is deadly ernest. how they can justify -- how they can justify raising taxes on the middle class that's been buried the last four years. how in lord's name can they justify it? >> the romney campaign picked up on that middle class being buried for the last four years during which president obama was in the white house while campaigning in iowa. paul ryan did not miss the opportunity to seize on biden's choice of words. >> vice president biden just today said that the middle class over the last four years has been, quote, buried. we agree. of course the middle class has been buried. they're being buried by regulations. they're being buried by taxes. they're being buried by borrowing. they're being buried by the obama administration's
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the last four years. how in lord's name can they justify it? >> the romney campaign picked up on that middle class being buried for the last four years during which president obama was in the white house while campaigning in iowa. paul ryan did not miss the opportunity to seize on biden's choice of words. >> vice president biden just today said that the middle class over the last four years has been, quote, buried. we agree. of course the middle class has been buried. they're being buried by regulations. they're being buried by taxes. they're being buried by borrowing. they're being buried by the obama administration's economic failures. >> the romney campaign also chimed in on twitter writing agree with joe biden. the middle class has been buried the last four years which is why we need a change in november, #can'tafford4more. >>> later that today in asheville, north carolina vice president biden clarified that the middle class was buried by the policies that romney and ryan supported. see if you're convinced by that recovery. >>> also yesterday, a video was relesioned by the da
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Sep 27, 2012 4:00pm EDT
have said the same thing for years. mitt romney asked me to join because i am who i am. you know i am not trying to be anyone other than who i am. this is what we are offering the country. it is a very clear choice of two countries. we know what president obama has done we know of the broken promises. we do not want for more years of this of 1.3 percent growth. for each person would got a job last month, four stopped looking for a job. we can do better than this. we are offering specific pro growth solutions to get out of this. >>neil: switching gories quickly. i know you have now a security briefing and i don't expect you to reveal the details but binyamin netanyahu -- well, you could, but that is separate -- but binyamin netanyahu was at the united nations today warning in the stark of the terms of how bad the iran thing is getting. what would be the position of you and mitt romney as to how to handle iran? what would be different of this administration short of going to war? >>guest: first of all our policy is to prevent iran from getting nuclear weapons capability. the best way
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done -- >> romney: but you have been president four years. it's now four years later, we still have trillion dollars deficits. if you are reelected we'll get to a trillion dollars debt. you said before you would cut the deficit in half. you found $4 trillion of ways to reduce or get closer to an balanced budget, except we still show trillion dollars deficits every year. that doesn't get the job done. why is it that i don't want to raise taxes? actually you said it back in 2010 you said look i'm going to extend the tax policies that we have. i'm not going to raise taxes on anyone, because when the economy is slow, you shouldn't raise taxes on anyone. well, the economy is still growing slow. so if you believe the same thing, you just don't want to raise taxes on people. and the reality is it's not just wealthy people -- you mentioned donald trump -- it's all of those businesses that are taxed as individuals. you raise taxes and you kill jobs. that's why the national federation of independent businesses said your plan will kill 700,000 jobs. i don't want to kill jobs in this environmen
FOX
Sep 27, 2012 11:00pm EDT
%. that, again, saves about $47 billion a year. >> romney also emphasized he's running a campaign for all americans. that's a reference to the secret videotape where he claimed 47% of americans who don't pay federal taxes consider themselves victims. president obama released new ads against those remarks and described how he sees those people during a stop in virginia beach 0. >> i see hardworking virginians. i see students trying to work their way through college. >> polls have the president leading in virginia now by up to a 7% margin. >>> thanks to a donation, nationalses fans will not be stranded in southwest d.c. during the team's playoff run. metro has annnced it will extend the hours that the trains run for all the postseason home games. and a d.c.-based company cald living social will pay for it. metro requires a $29,000 deposit to keep the stations open past midnight. nationalses refused to pay the bill even though other sports teams in town do pay it. >>> there's controversy tonight over the kennedy center honors. that program recognizes artists for excellence in their field
FOX News
Sep 26, 2012 9:00pm EDT
last four years. >> harry reid is targeting mitt romney's mormon faith. that's fine. let's talk about the president's faith. >> no, no, no. not bless america, damn america. >> sean: all of that, and the president is not reading off the teleprompter. >> we don't have all the information yet. >> sean: and the ad the main street media don't want you to see. we're 40 days from election day. "hannity" starts right here right now. if you want a glimpse into what the future holds for america if president barack obama is handed a second term, take a hard long look at the chaos unfolding in the group in europe. violent riots are raging in the streets of spain and greece as angry mobs protest against the government and austerity measures there. in athens, more than 70,000 people descended on the greek parliament. molotov cocktails targeted police officers, and similar scenes of violence in madrid as well, but make no mistake if this president is in fact afforded another four years in office and has the ability to run up our national debt another $6 trillion, look right there, this is what
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 7:00pm EDT
out at you. >> a white male between 20 and 30 years old and 5'7" and 5'10". >>> mitt romney and president barack obama now cramming for tomorrow's first presidential debate in denver. the polls show most americans believe the president will win the first debate, but historically, it's the challenger who usually gets a boost. >> less important than what they say is how they appear, do they treat their rival with respect? do they connect with the audience? do they respond at the moment when they have to react? >> how do they look? how do they seem? >> tomorrow's debate focuses on the economy and the second half will address national concerns. and this is your no bull zone. we are teaming up with our sister paper, u.s.a. today, to bring you the facts in tomorrow night's debate. we will be fact checking what the candidates are saying we'll also have live screenings on our website. and watch 9news at 11:00 for the most comprehensive coverage you'll get. >> if you are not being anowed from all those political signs that use to clog the virginia highways, there's a reason for that. the
FOX News
Oct 4, 2012 2:30am EDT
romney's medicaid proposal, $1.26 trillion loss in medicaid over 10 years under the romney plan. so there were facts and some loose arguing of the facts am but an interesting debate. i am not sure a game changer, but a good night for romney, a little less so for the president. >> thank you. bret, at the beginning of the show, you were jealous of me because i was with the action and now you are with the action. >> yes. chris wallace has good analysis and he can pick good times. coming up, charles krauthammer on who came out on top. he joins us after this break. music is a universal language. but when i was in an accident... i was worried the health care system spoke a language all its own with unitedhealthcare, i got help that fit my life. information on my phone. connection to doctors who get where i'm from. and tools to estimate what my care may cost. so i never missed a beat. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. >>> look. i got five boys. i'm used to people saying something that is not always true
FOX
Oct 4, 2012 9:00am EDT
millionaires. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. [ romney] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> police in springfield, virginia are investigating yet another attack on a teenager. they're trying to determine if this one is connected to several other attacks. a 15-year-old girl was walking on hibling avenue near exmore street about 7:15 tuesday night when she was fondled from behind. now, this is the fourth similar attack in the area in the last month. all of the victims describe the attacker as having a black beard and wearing a red ball cap. tony. >>> well, allison, all it took was a phone bill and fear that his child could be in trouble for a local man to take action. tim loda appears on "the rikki lake show" today talking a tool developed to help parents with warning signs that their children may be attracting online predators. tim joins us in studio today to describe what happened to his own son four years ago. it is quite the story. thank you very much for coming in. >> thanks for having me. >> tell us what happened with your son. >> four yea
NBC
Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
face-to-face meeting between barack obama and mitt romney in nearly five years. the first is domestic matters and the economy. at this time tomorrow night, it will all be over left to the pun dants and the voters. >> home of the pioneers, the university of denver plays home to sparring contenders of the political kind. final touches were put on the debate today where in less than 24 hours, potential gaps and zingers could fly. president obama took a break and visited the hoover dam. mitt romney took time out for a buritto bowl. and romney may have gotten zinger help from an unlikely ally today. vice president joe biden campaigning in north carolina. >> how they can justify raising taxes in the middle class has been buried the last four years. how in lord's name can they justify it? >> reporter: republicans pounced. >> we agreed. we need to elect mitt romney the next president of the united states. >> reporter: in person absentee voting is already under way. early voeting going only in other states. both sides know tomorrow's debate could be the last one some voters see. >> i
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 7:00pm EDT
will make his case for the next four years and mitt romney will be more specific about his plans for the country. when mitt romney and president obama meet on this stage for their first debate, more than 50 million viewers are expected to tune in. greg is an important member of that audience. he is an undecided voter. >> i think they are talking directly to me. >> wayland's top issue, the economy. >> that's going to be the thing for me. someone that comes forward with a cohesive plan for america and where america fits into that. >> both candidates have spent hours rehearsing for this moment. they'll face each other for 90 minutes. president obama has to avoid any major missteps and explain to voters why unemployment is so high and the economic recovery so slow. >> i think what you'll hear the president do tonight is have a conversation directly with the american people about where we have been over the past four years and what we have to continue to do moving forward to strengthen our economy. >> romney who is trailing in the polls will be looking for a breakout moment. and voters wi
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